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November 6, 2012

The Times' Morning Update for Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012

Early weather, traffic and community news

CULLMAN — Good morning, readers, today is Vote Day! Here’s what else is going on in the county:

Traffic:

The Cullman City Street Department will be repairing a pipe on Lorring Road, between Rosemont and Denson Ave.

Weather:

Today there’ll be a 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind.

Best bets:

Dinner and an auction! Cullman Christian School’s holiday dinner and auction will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 6, at Stone Bridge Farm, 157 County Road 717, Cullman 35055. Tickets are $20/person or $35/couple. All proceeds go to Cullman Christian School. For more information, and to purchase tickets, contact the school office at 256-734-0734 or contact lsmith@cullmanchristian.org.

For prospective adoptive parents: Children of the World will hold an adoption information meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Fairview, 122 Welcome Road, at 6:30 p.m. Children of the World has programs in Russia, China and India. Info: Darla Brown at 256-796-7111.

Sign up for the Yellow Dot program: Residents in the Vinemont area will soon be able to sign up for their Yellow Dot and Yellow Dot Package from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6, at the Vinemont Scout House. This program, which is intended to assist citizens following a vehicle accident when occupants may not be able to communicate for themselves, includes a Yellow Dot sticker to place in the rear window of one’s motor vehicle, as well as a yellow folder with pertinent, critical and helpful information for law enforcement/rapid responders, which will be kept in the glove compartment of one’s vehicle. The sticker notifies the officials on site that potential life-saving information, as well as identifying information, is on hand following a vehicle wreck. For more information, call the Northeast Alabama Traffic Safety Office at 256-549-8142 or visit their website at www.adeca.alabama.gov. Other places to sign up are the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office at 1910 Beech Ave. SE, Cullman (256-734-0342); Cullman City Police Department at 601 2nd Ave. NE, Cullman (256-734-1434); Hanceville Police Department at 203 Bangor Ave., Hanceville (256-352-1203); Cullman Regional Medical Center at 1912 Highway 157, Cullman (256-737-2754); and the Cullman County Commission On Aging building at 1539 Sportsman Lake Road NW, Cullman (256-734-1241).

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